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Nov 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
are subjected to previous condition as an obstacle to their getting insurance. seniors, medicare, stability stretched out for years, lower cost of prescription drugs, free checkups, no copay, no deductible, and so that implementation of it went very smoothly. then we come to the distribution piece, the technology piece. it didn't work well. not unlike medicare part d when it opened up,. >> rose: plenty of warning. we now know we had one person after another come along and sa we are not ready, don't do it. >> no, no, no. >> rose: it is wrong or -- no is that wrong? >> i don't know what went on behind the scenes. >> rose: you don't want -- you don't, what went on at the white house? a. i know what people write buts a great one. >> rose: i didn't know that. >> i do know it. >> rose: how do you know that? >> because it is. >> rose: you don't know that because we haven't seen it and so far what we have seen -- >> no, no, no, we do know. let's talk about -- >> rose: how about those people say i like my policy and then they say well i'm sorry you can't keep your policy and they say but the preside
Nov 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
us to the upcoming big fight over social security and medicare. top republicans are saying repeatedly that they will be glad to end the sequester, the across-the-board federal cuts that took place earlier this year, if democrats agree to future cuts in social security and medicare. how do you both think this is going to play out? >> well, president obama's indicated he's been willing to make cuts in both social security and medicare. but i think he needs something more in taxes than the republicans are prepared to give. so my guess is that you won't see that. but it does have me very concerned. these are openly on the table. and you look at the condition of today's elderly, i think you're really hard-pressed to say that they have too much money. i mean, for 40% of people over age 65, their social security check is more than 90% of their income. and these are checks that average a little over $1,200 a month. so to say that these people are doing so well, we should be looking to cut back their benefits or have them pay more for medicare, that to my mind seems 180 degrees wrong track. >>
Nov 12, 2013 11:00pm EST
, medicare and medicaid are going to bankrupt us in the next 20 years, next 25 years and that is coming from joe scarborough, that is coming from jeffrey sacks. >> rose: well, everybody believes unless we have entitlement reform we can't deal with the debt over the long run. >> over the long run so if republicans believe like me we need smaller government and more responsive government we need to take care of long-term debt then we need to take care of sgiems first and then, entitles first and then we have to cut government waste but we have to invest like ike invested because the chinese are doubling down on transportation. >> rose:. >> >> rose:. >> but nothing on education -- >> rose: there is nothing radical or conservative about that, a lot of people in the mainstream of economic understanding argue exactly that. >> well, and by the way, you will have bloggers who will hear me talk about this, that joe scarborough we knew he was a rhino because he is talking about investing in pork barrel projects and transportation. no. i talk to republicans outside of washington, i talk to republicans
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